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Proactive and Strategic Defense 

Bad faith and extra-contractual claims are some of the most complex, high-stakes matters facing insurance companies, exposing them to punitive damages, attorneys’ fee awards, and other damages in excess of insurance policy limits. From defending allegations of improper claim processing, payment delays, failure to investigate, and breach of contract, Daniel Coker attorneys work to minimize insurers’ exposure via quick and aggressive representation. 

Daniel Coker’s attorneys have substantial experience with policyholder claims seeking extra-contractual damages involving the insurer’s alleged bad faith conduct or failure to settle within policy limits. As Mississippi’s leading insurance defense law firm, Daniel Coker has a proud reputation in the insurance industry. Our attorneys’ extensive trial experience allows us to proactively assess bad faith and extra-contractual liability risks and provide strategic advice to our clients. 

When facing the prospect of liability for bad faith or punitive damages, insurers must rely on the advice and representation of attorneys who are familiar with these claims, the challenges they present, and the available defenses. Having represented insurers in the United States and around the world for decades, Daniel Coker attorneys have documented experience in all aspects of bad faith and extra-contractual liability claims. We use this experience to help our clients achieve favorable results in negotiations, through summary judgment, and at trial.

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